Demonstration Alert: U.S. Embassy Djibouti

Location: Gathering points may include, but are not limited to, the following neighborhoods in Djibouti City, Djibouti:

  • PK12
  • Hayablay
  • Balbala Adi
  • Cheikh Moussa
  • Stade Gouled

Event: Opposition parties have called for demonstrations against the Government of Djibouti on June 12, 2020. Recent protests have encountered a strong security force presence. U.S. government personnel are advised to avoid those areas throughout the day.

Actions to Take

  • Avoid large crowds and demonstrations
  • Use vigilance during your movements around Djibouti city
  • Keep a low profile
  • Notify friends and family of your safety
  • Be aware of your surroundings
  • Carry proper identification, including a U.S. passport with a current Djiboutian visa